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Adams Cripple Emerger Dry Fly Pattern

Adams Cripple Emerger Dry Fly Pattern

Our Adams Cripple Emerger can imitate the bug as it is sitting in the surface film vulnerable as an  emerging insect, or crippled and just sitting on the surface film.  It is effectively tied in a multitude of sizes ranging from sz 10 for larger dries to size 20.  The Adams is an attractor pattern in that it doesn't imitate one insect in particular, but because of its light color shade can represent a multitude of insects and work effectively.

Materials List:

Hook: Moonlit Togatta ML101 sz14

Thread: Semperfli Classic Waxed 12/0 Steel

Tail: Whiting Medium Ginger CDL Tailing fibers

Body: Natures Spirit Muskrat Grey Turkey Biot

Glue: Loctite Super Glue with brush

Abdomen: Semperfli Kapok Dubbing Adams

Wing: Semperfli Iron Blue Poly Yarn,  or Semperfli Hi Float Fibers Medium Dun or Light Dun (Great for smaller flies)

Hackle: Whiting Dark Barred Ginger

 

Purple Haze Substitue:

Purple Haze Cripple Emerger Dry Fly

Hook: Moonlit Togatta 101 to size

Thread: Semperfli Classic Waxed 12/0 Purple

Body: Natures Spirit Turkey Biot Purple

Abdomen: Semperfli Kapok Dubbing Singles Fl Purple

Wing: Semperfli Poly Yarn Purple,  or Semperfli Hi Float Fibers Medium Dun or Light Dun (Great for smaller flies)

 

BWO Substitute:

BWO cripple emerger dry fly

Hook: Moonlit Togatta ML101 to size

Thread: Semperfli Classic Waxed 12/0 Pale Olive

Body: Natures Spirit Turkey Biot Olive

Abdomen: Semperfli Kapok Dubbing Pale Olive

Wing: Semperfli Poly Yarn Iron Blue, or Semperfli Hi Float Fibers Medium Dun or Light Dun (Great for smaller flies)

 

PMD Substitute:

Hook: Moonlit Togatta ML101 size to match

Thread: Semperfli Classic Waxed 12/0 Primrose, or Pale Olive

Body: Natures Spirit PMD Turkey Biot

Abdomen: Semperfli Kapok Dubbing Sulphurea, or Pale Olive

Wing: Semperfli Poly Yarn Iron Blue, or Semperfli Hi Float Fibers Medium Dun or Light Dun (Great for smaller flies)

 

Other Blog Posts You May Like:

Parachute Adams Dry Fly

Parachute Adams/Adams Cripple Emerger Tandem Dry Fly Combo

 

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Mike Gieringer - August 25, 2021

GREAT Video thanks and like all 3 flies.

John Fomenko - August 25, 2021

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